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Re: MEK substitution in painting operations.
Laura - I forwarded your message to Tim Skone in our division, we're doing p2
research for the Wright Laboratory project and have lots of
miscellaneous info on painting, depainting, cleaning etc. tim said he may have a
few vendors. Feel free to bug him. I think there's a more
environmentally friendly CARC paint in the supply system -- non
methylene chloride based? I passed along the info I had on the
substitute to Tim, maybe...good luck.
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 1997 11:00:00 -0800 (PST)
From: Laura Suba <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: MEK substitution in painting operations.
To: "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hey all you P2-Techers...
I'm trying to identify a less hazardous solvent replacement for MEK
type/based thinners. I currently am working on a project where a
painting operation is utilizing MEK based thinners to clean HVLP paint
guns and lines. The paint that is being used is called CARC paint
(xylene, toluene, n-butyl acetate and ethyl benzene are its hazardous
Please HELP!!!! I don't know if such a miracle solvent exists but any
info would be helpful!!!
SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)
Pollution Prevention Specialist
11251 Roger Bacon Dr, Reston, VA 20190
(703) 318-4603 fax (703) 736-0826